28.2.21

Levitating Décor is the Future of Interior Design (and it’s Already Here)


Over the last few years, interior design has trended towards the past more than the present. With cottage, vintage, and retro taking the spotlight, we half expected 2021 to be the year of medieval-chic.

24.2.21

Comfy, Casual And Stylish Looks As We Emerge Out Of Lockdown


We are living through a period of time that is unlike any other. The global Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted the way in which we go about our day-to-day lives, and there is little doubt that, going forward, at least parts of our existence are going to change for ever. There will never be a chance to go back to our old normal lives, and forever more, we'll have a 'new normal' that we'll all just get used to over time. 

When it comes to the fashion industry and, more specifically, the way we, as consumers, shop and choose what we pull out of our wardrobes each morning, the experience of living through a government-imposed lockdown could very well alter our perspective on dressing for the foreseeable future.

23.2.21

Tips For Livening Up Your Garden During Winter


Winter can seem like the worst enemy of a lush and lovely garden, and it might appear that there’s nothing you can really do in yours except wait for the spring.

However, there’s plenty you can do, so it’s time to set that sense of futility aside and get to work! Winter isn’t over until late March, so until that time, a bit of effort in the garden area certainly wouldn’t go amiss. But what ideas should you keep in mind here?

6 Ways You Can Help Your Kids Cope with Allergies


Allergies can be particularly difficult for children to cope with, as having an allergy can make them feel isolated and unable to enjoy the activities that others their age love. As well as seasonal allergies, issues such as dust allergies and other conditions such as asthma can also leave your kid struggling throughout the year. Then, here is a selection of ways that you can help your child to cope with their symptoms.

The Pros and Cons of a Portable Aircon


A portable air conditioner comes with a host of benefits, many of which put it in a better position than traditional fixed models. There are no installation costs, and most people might find that they are able to get it up and running by themselves. Here is why you should consider a portable air con to beat the heat!

22.2.21

Consider These Great Destinations for Your Honeymoon


Planning all the details of your wedding can be overwhelming, and getting everyone together for one day can certainly be a challenge. Once the honeymoon starts, it should be all about relaxing and enjoying the occasion. You should take care when picking your honeymoon destination and make sure it has everything that you wanted.

With this in mind, here are some great options to consider.

19.2.21

Children's Toys to Encourage Cognitive Development

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Play is important for children's cognitive development. And by that I mean your child’s ability to understand, communicate, and imagine what might happen next in their play, which will translate into all aspects of their life. Children want to learn how things work, and they learn best through play. There are some brilliant children’s toys available at Wicked Uncle to help with solving problems, thinking and learning all the time.

And spending time playing with your child, or children, is especially important for your child’s cognitive development too. It's a great way to build your parent/child relationship, your bond, and it sends a powerful message that they are important to you. 

Planning a Family Vacation – A Comprehensive Guide with Checklist and Tips


Before Leaving
When you have a family vacation where the children are involved, it is advisable to start the preparation months away before the vacation date. This can help you avoid missing out on critical details which can inconvenience your vacation. Here is what to consider before leaving.

18.2.21

How To Calm Your Anxiety


Every now and then we can get stressed and anxious, usually this feeling passes but what do you do when it doesn't. Sometimes it can become overwhelming, but try not to worry as there are a few remedies you can try to help relieve your stress and calm your anxiety. Take a look at our recommendations below.

Avoid Caffeine and Alcohol
Drinking caffeine and alcohol can increase your symptoms of anxiety. In the short term the idea of having a glass of wine or a hot drink to destress might seem appealing, however it will only work for a short amount of time. Once the alcohol and caffeine start to wear off you might find that your stress or anxiety symptoms feel more heightened then before. So a good way to calm your anxiety is to avoid caffeine and alcohol as much as you can.

11.2.21

Not Feeling Like Yourself Lately? Here's 5 Ways To Get Yourself Out Of That Mindset


At some point or another we've all got ourselves into one of them moods that we just cannot get out of. That point in our lives where we just feel worn out, bored, or just plain blah blah blah. And as we've come into 2021 with the Covid pandemic marching on, we can feel more prone to falling into these mindsets as we try to get used to our 'new normal' - I so hate that term!

It gets to the point where you feel like you're just going through the motions of life, doing the same things over and over again, never being able to do anything new, or not even wanting to. This can be especially true now as we all stay home to help stop the spread of Covid. It can start to feel like the days all blend together.

A Short Guide To Adult Tricycles


Tricycles are increasing in popularity all over the world, with cyclists realising they are much more safer and accessible option for everyone. They are great for the environment and they provide fun for all the family, what more is there to love?

7.2.21

The Benefits of Having a Family Pool Table


We are always on the lookout for new ways to enhance our quality of life and the time we spend together as a family, especially when plenty of attractions and entertainment are closed at the moment.

When you are thinking about the activities that could benefit your family, you would be forgiven if a pool table is not the first idea that springs to mind. However, if you are curious about what the benefits of owning one in a family home are, read this piece to find out more!

6.2.21

Things to Consider Before Getting a Rabbit

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So you’re thinking of getting a rabbit for your children? There are close to 1 million rabbits in the UK so it is a very popular pet especially if you have children. Get your children used to animals by using toy animals in education lessons.

It’s easy to see why, they are just so cute. If you are considering bringing a rabbit home as a pet for your children, there are few things to consider first. This will mean that you are well prepared for what is in store when the rabbit does come home with you.